Monday, May 1, 2017

Gov. Cuomo Better Off Ditching Reelection Bid if He Wants to Run for President

By Kenneth Lovett

ALBANY — If Gov. Cuomo is serious about a 2020 run for president, he might want to forego a reelection campaign in 2018, various Democratic officials and political operatives say.

Not seeking a third term would allow Cuomo to finish his second at the end of 2018 and immediately throw himself fully into a national campaign that would be quickly taking shape in 2019 with trips to early primary and caucus states like Iowa and New Hampshire, the Democratic insiders say.

“It would be a natural step for him to jump from governor to candidate; he wouldn’t miss a beat,” said one Democratic consultant.

"If he's made up his mind that he's going to do it, I would get the hell out of Dodge."

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Source: The New York Daily News (via The Empire Report) 

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